Obama of the Year
Joining the ranks of you, Kenneth Starr and the computer, Barack Obama has, not surprisingly, achieved the most prestigious superlative in history’s magazine of choice: Time’s “Person of the Year.”
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President-elect Barack Obama has been named the Person of the Year by Time magazine.
Time’s Person of the Year is the person who most affected the news and our lives, for good or ill, and embodied what was important about the year, according to the magazine.
The runners-up were Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and film director Zhang Yimou, who designed the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony.